California Creek

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Platinum, Mercury

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10038088
MRDS ID M045365
Record type Site
Current site name California Creek

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -148.7196, 64.49963 (WGS84)
Relative position 38 MI SOUTH OF NENANA
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Platinum Tertiary
Mercury Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Cinnabar Ore
Gold Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -148.7196, 64.49963

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Production years 1903-1960

Mining district

District name Bonnifield District

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M045365

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    CAPPS, 1911, P. 224 (B480)

  • Deposit

    CAPPS, 1912A, P. 44, 46 (B501)

  • Deposit

    MADDREN, 1918, P. 380, 383 (B662)

  • Deposit

    JOESTING, 1942, P. 20, 27 (TDM 1)

  • Deposit

    5) MALONE, 1965, P. 54 (IC 8252)

  • Deposit

    6) COBB, 1972 (MF 410)

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAR-75 Blair, Will N. U.S. Geological Survey